Skip to comments.A Letter to Illegal Immigrants and Our Elected Officials (Vanity Rant)
Posted on 04/02/2006 8:15:35 PM PDT by mr_hammer
To those of you who are new to our land it is imperative that you understand our history and culture for we are a nation that is guided by rule of law. Our nation has survived the past two hundred and thirty years adhering to pretty much one single document, THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. It is with in its framework that guarantees the freedoms many immigrants seek.
For the most part, this country thought out its history welcomes all who come to work hard, and follow the laws to make a better life for themselves. Everyone must understand that if you have come here illegally your presence undermines the rule of law and weakens the foundation this nation is built upon. The individuals who hire you to do the work that most Americans s will not do are also complicit in the subversion of our laws. They only seek profit over following the law, which in my opinion is treasonous and denigrates / exploits the value of the person or persons working for them.
Those who hire an illegal partake in a form of slavery, which was eradicated during our own Civil War. Mind you, a half million Americans gave their lives so many could live free. A point that must be remembered. Make no mistake about it, your presence here and working illegally is tantamount to slavery. You contribute, but do not have the same rights as a legal citizen. You are being exploited and that is morally and ethically wrong. Lets see Cardinal Mahoney defend that one. Speaking of .
Most regrettably, speaking as a Catholic. In my opinion Cardinal Mahoney is derelict in his duties advising his follower's to ignore any law that places restrictions on the aiding of a person breaking Federal, State and local laws. How the Cardinal finds the moral high ground for stating such is beyond me. The Catholic Church would not have survived as long as it has without the rule of law. There are basic tenants of Catholicism that one must follow to actually be a Catholic in its truest sense. There are also basic tenants for being an American Citizen and one of them is following the laws of the land whether you like them or not! If you do not like them, work to change them. Till their changed, follow them or get the hell out!
Now some advice to our Congressman here, seal the border first! If you truly want to help the undocumented worker and the citizens of our nation that border must be sealed! Failing to seal the border is treasonous and unfair to those who would participate in any worker program. Failure of the this United States government not to seal its boarder against invasion and abdicating its constitutional responsibility to do so breaks the contract with its citizens and therefore in my opinion relinquishes its ability to level taxes upon its citizens. If State and Local governments also fail to protect its citizen by not enforcing current laws it to forfeits the right to collect taxes. I believe citizens of this country are under no obligation to pay taxes to government not acting in its behalf by not enforcing the current rule of law!
To the illegal immigrant, your numbers have swollen to the point that any economic gain that is made by your presence is being eviscerated by the absorption of social services and problems associated with a sub-culture. This country can no longer ignore your presence and must find a way to deal with the situation in an orderly legal matter. One other point must be made here. My advice to the illegal community is not to over play your hand here. You may be 30 million strong, but there are 270 million legal citizens who are getting rather impatient with the lack of leadership coming out of D.C. Please, if you want to demonstrate great loose the Mexican flag and find yourselves some red, white and blue stripes to wave. It will go along way in helping your cause with the American public. If you want to waive a foreign flag in protest you are free to go home and do so in the land of that flag, NOT HERE!
The undocumented worker must pay close attention here. By our government failing to seal the border; by default will erode any achievements made in a new law or set of regulations that might on the surface seem like it will be helping you, but might ultimately will hurt you. Not sealing the border will just displace the newly documented worker with another illegal that will work for a lesser wage. The absolute advantage will shift to the illegal once again!
For all who wish to enter this country legally and make a better life for themselves I wish you the best of luck in pursuing your dreams and ambitions. Your contributions to our economy, culture and society are welcomed with open arms.
No one man or group of persons can place themselves above the law. This idea is dangerous and outright treasonous. The abdication of rule of law by a large number of people will in a short time destroy what you the illegal immigrant orinally came here for, a better life. It is the rule of law that enables this nation to offer people a better life. If the 250 million legal citizens of this nation chose to not obey our laws, we would quickly degenerate into anarchy. Therefore we must deal with your presence in a legal way. For not doing so will give the de facto right to all the other inhabitants of this nation to behave in what ever manner they so desire. By not following the rule of law you will see how quickly we become like the place you sought to escape.
Here ya go fella's, have at it!
Everyone contact your senators at the link below. It is very, very easy. Tell them NO amnesty, Yes to border enforcement. E-mail them everyday.
Sadly, we gave up on the Constitution along time ago.
But let me add one thing - the Constitution written on paper is useless unless the people themselves have constitution.
Constitutions of honesty.
Constitutions of bravery.
Constitutions of patriotism.
Constitutions of hard work.
Constitutions of thriftiness.
Constitutions of loyalty.
Constitutions of fairness.
Constitutions of justice.
Without these, a million words written on sheepskin mean nothing. A billion words.
"Sadly, we gave up on the Constitution along time ago."
And btw, I agree with your article. The Federal government has no business at all doing something about some owl, but they SPECIFICALLY are charged with protecting the borders.
Any odds on how bad this whole thing blows up in the face of the GOP.
"Any odds on how bad this whole thing blows up in the face of the GOP"
My feelings are that is exactly what the RINO's want. This is a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation.
One dirty bomb crossing our borders and the border will be sealed in 24 hours with shoot to kill orders. Then those who wanted amnesty WILL just shut up and look like the fools they are!
United States Constitution
Powers Vested in Congress
Article 1, Section 8:
Subsection 15) To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections and repel invasions;
Subsection 16) To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;
"Those who hire an illegal partake in a form of slavery, which was eradicated during our own Civil War."
Yes. These people are the real troublemakers. Modern day, CARPETBAGGERS is what they are...